7 Best Practices for building a Design System

  • Do the UI inventory first.
  • Discover top 10 components to address, and stick to those.
  • Make type clear and accessible. 
  • Use color, illustration and shape for creative expression.
  • Check typefaces and all UI elements on non retina and retina devices.
  • Checkout Salesforce lightning framework for inspiration.
  • Design systems are principally for for the agency’s internal design and engineering teams’ organization for design consistency. Your client cares more about the page mockups and how those modules look together for important pages in the funnel.